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A Guide to Chores for Every Age

You and your partner are a team, and you want to raise your kids to be part of that team. (Not to mention there’s too much to do and not enough time for the two of you to do everything.) If you’re looking to get your kids to start helping around the house, these suggestions break down chores that …

Kids

5 TEDx Talks That Will Help You Learn How to Focus

These TEDx talks teach the power of mindfulness and how it can help overcome common obstacles in your business and your life.<p>Although we know it's best to be fully present in everything we do throughout the day--it's tough to do this without practice and guidance on how to stay focused.<p>When we are …

Mindfulness

11 Simple Changes That Help Your Body Burn More Fat

Looking at our culture, it doesn't take long to see how obsessed we are with dieting and working out. We all want to be at a healthy weight in order …

Wellness

Yum's the Word! 24 Healthy Snacks for Kids

Snacks for kids? Easy enough. <i>Healthy</i> snacks for kids? Admittedly, a little trickier. While feeding kids healthy snacks should be a priority, let’s …

Healthy Eating

11 Things Your Mom Might Have Done That Contributed To Your Anxiety

Anxiety has roots in many things, so it's not always possible to point to one cause, and call it a day. It's often due to a mix of biology (as it is …

Parenting

4 Steps To Manifesting Abundance When You're Always Worried About Not Having Enough

Why do we work so hard every day? To live an abundant, happy life in which all our financial needs are met. But when working harder and longer hours …

Meditation

7 ways people raise their kids around the world that US parents could learn from

1/<p>1. In Denmark, parents reframe negative situations into positive ones<p>Yuganov Konstantin/Shutterstock<p>Danish parents often reframe negative emotions …

Parenting

10 things you didn't know about Madeira

It is not just in its scope for active escapes that Madeira transcends its occasionally fusty image. You may also be unaware of the following facts about Portugal’s sunshine outpost.<p>1. It’s an archipelago, not an island<p>The popular perception is that Madeira is a lone outcrop, adrift off the coast …

A 'confidence code' for girls: 5 ways to build up our daughters

<b>(CNN) —</b> If there's one quality I want my girls to have more than any other, it is confidence.<p>I've seen how important it is in the workplace and in life: Confident people get what they want. They take risks. They are not afraid of failure.<p>Growing up as a perfectionist, somewhat fearful of both …

Middle School

My lightbulb moment: Restaurateur Adele Ashley reveals the inspiration behind her eatery chain

My lightbulb moment: Restaurateur Adele Ashley reveals the inspiration behind her good food eatery chain<p><b>Adele Ashley, 55, set up her restaurant chain</b> …

Food

You’ve heard of mindfulness, now meet its young cousin sophrology

A modern blend of yoga, Zen Buddhism, hypnosis and psychology, it’s huge elsewhere in Europe and on its way to the UK<p>Mindfulness is the tried-and-tested tool of our times for anxiety, depression, chronic pain, addiction and more, but what if it’s not your thing? For those too twitchy to sit still …

Meditation

Guide to Kerrisdale Village in Vancouver, BC

Kerrisdale Village -a shopping and dining district that extends along 41st Avenue from Maple to Larch in Vancouver's southwest Kerrisdale …

Vancouver

What's the Difference Between Good Carbs and Bad Carbs?

Are there good carbs and bad carbs? The answer is a qualified yes. Complex carbohydrates are usually referred to as good carbs and simple …

Nutrition

How to Teach a Young Kid to Be Brave Without being Mean

Parents can help children be brave without looking like a bully, by offering encouragement with a major dose of empathy and love.<p>It’s difficult to …

Parenting

Here's What You Should Eat Before Exercise

The food an athlete eats before, during and after a workout is important for both comfort and performance during exercise. Energy foods including …

Nutrition

Google's Digital Wellbeing initiative: Everything you need to know

At Google I/O 2018, Google announced Digital Wellbeing. It's a brand new approach to OS and app development that'll equip users with tools to help …

Self-improvement

Should You Be Toning Your Vagus Nerve? Here's How It Can Calm Anxiety & Aid Digestion

The vagus nerve is the longest cranial nerve, extending from your brain stem to your abdomen. The vagus nerve connects to multiple organs such as …

Yoga

Does Lush Sleepy Lotion Actually Help You Sleep?

I sleep like the dead. I sleep through earthquakes, construction outside our bedroom, my husband taking a shower and getting ready for work. It's my superpower. My husband, however, wakes at the slightest noise and regularly wakes every few hours throughout the night and early morning hours. Yes, …

Sleep

Being Socially Isolated for Long Periods of Time Reshapes Brain Chemistry

But the pain of loneliness may have a remedy.<p>Being lonely sucks. Sure, we all need our alone time now and then, but scientists have repeatedly found …

Neuroscience

8 Unexpected Differences Between Intuition & Anxiety That Could Help You Listen To Your Inner Voice

As someone with general anxiety, I am constantly questioning whether my inner thoughts are simply a product of my anxious mind, or something more …

Mindfulness

The Things You Really Should Be Counting Instead of Calories

You've been told to count calories for weight loss and maintenance for decades, but what else is worth a daily tally?<p>Calorie counting is the go-to …

Nutrition

What is sophrology, the latest stress-busting mindfulness trend?

Just when you think you’re putting the “well” in “wellness,” another trend comes along to put your game to shame. Though it’s all the buzz in American wellness circles, sophrology is nothing new — it’s been popular in European countries, like France and Switzerland, for decades.<p>A term assembled …

Sleep Disorders

12 Foods That Contain Natural Digestive Enzymes

Many organs work together to make up your digestive system (1).<p>These organs take the food and liquids you eat and break them down into simpler forms, …

Nutrition

How To Stop A Bad Moment From Destroying Your Whole Day

Experts share tips that work.<p>You’re going about your day when something unfortunate happens — you get a parking ticket, maybe, or find out your boss removed you from an exciting project — and your mood shifts for the worse. A stream of negative thoughts floods your brain, and before you know it, …

Self-help

We’re calling it: This Buddhist Monk is the next Marie Kondo

According to home guru Marie Kondo, organizing and tidying up sparks joy—and science backs her up on the life-improving benefits derived from …

Meditation

A Mood-Boosting Supplement Might Help You Lose Weight Without Trying, Experts Say

Can a supplement proven to fight blue moods also help stimulate weight loss? “Yes it can!” say experts who are now prescribing a natural compound …

Nutrition

Bodybuilder Mark Robinson Reveals The Protein Powders You Should Never Touch

Let's get this point straight off the bat. Protein supplements should be treated as a supplement, they certainly do not replace a healthy diet. When …

Nutrition

If You Want To Master Your Life, Learn To Organize Your Feelings

People who are controlled by their emotions typically have something in common: they tend to only do what feels most comfortable. In other words, their emotions are organized into “feels good” and “feels bad,” not “feels good” or “does good.”<p>Processing trauma doesn’t feel good but it does good. …

Self-help

What a caper!

The countries with the most World Heritage Sites – and seven with none at all

Ice Age